Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise

I discovered an opportunity to take a socially distanced Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise. It was run by Circle Line Sightseeing at Pier 83 which is located at 12th Avenue and West 42nd Street. The date for the cruise was October 31st and so I thought what better way to spend Halloween with everything going…

Visiting the Crystal Cave

So I was lucky enough to find a day bus tour to Kutztown, PA to visit the historic Crystal Cave (an abundance of milky white formations that have been educating visitors now for 145 years) and then be able to enjoy a 40 minute train ride on board the WK & S in Kempton, PA.…

Socially Distanced Amish Adventure

So I decided to take a socially distanced bus road trip to Lancaster Pennsylvania and visit the land of the Amish. We each were assigned a socially distanced seat number and it worked out really well.  Here we are on the road at a King of Prussia rest stop.   First we did a short…

Labor Day in Port Jefferson

So on Monday I took the Long Island Railroad to my cousin’s stop which is Great Neck. Getting to Great Neck is about a 35 minute ride on the train and when I got there my cousin picked me up and she drove to Port Washington-the last stop on this line. Port Washington is a…

A Day Trip to Asbury Park

So I was very fortunate when this gal that I know that lives in the city who happens to own a car suggested that we drive to Asbury Park, New Jersey and walk on the boardwalk and go out for dinner. Well, needless to say I was ecstatic.  Anything to get out of the city…

A Weekend in the Berkshires

After being locked down for 4 months in Manhattan I must admit the going was getting tough.  So one day I received an email from Trip Advisor and it highlighted an Inn in Lee Massachusetts which is in the Berkshires.  I sent out the email to some gals that I had traveled with before and…

Halloween at The Atlanta Botanical Garden

On Halloween while visiting family in Atlanta,  I got to visit the amazing Atlanta Botanical Garden. It was so much fun and there were plenty of activities for the kids to experience such as Pumpkin Decorating, Journey to Literacy, Battina the Friendly Witch and let’s not forget the Goblins Runway where the kids had the…

My First Cruise

A friend of mine broke up with her boyfriend and since the cabin had been paid for she asked me if I’d join her on the cruise.  I’ve traveled a lot but I had never been on a cruise and had always resisted the idea.  But, I felt bad for my friend and decided to…

Paradise in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey

So my friends, Elizabeth and Ed invited me to spend the weekend at their summer house in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey.  I had never been there before and I was off to a new adventure… So first there’s getting to Little Egg Harbor. I took the train at Penn Station to Long Branch and…